Weekend in Lisbon: best things to do

Weekend in Lisbon: best things to do

Best places Lisbon: all our favourites from Lisbon.

Spending a weekend in the Portuguese capital? Here are our Lisboeta recommendations, the best places, the best addresses and our favorites for a colorful stay in Lisbon 🌈☀️

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Weekend in Lisbon ✌🏻

Hopping you did a good trip and you are ready to walk the streets of the city of 7 hills! Put down your luggage, put on your baskets and follow us 😎

Compulsory step for your arrival in Portugal: enjoy a Pastel de Nata (typically Portuguese pastry), although you can find this pastry on every street corner, we advise you to try Manteigaria. You’ll love it! 😍

Best places Lisbon

• Going for a walk along the Tage on the docks or for the most daring people, a little morning jogging. 🏃🏼‍♀️

• Having a brunch, Lisbon is THE city of the brunch! 🥑 🍳 The city is packed with ultra cosy little restaurants. Here is a short list of good addresses: Fauna & Flora, Augusto Lisboa , Nicolau Lisboa  (4 different addresses in Lisbon), Dear Breakfast (2 addresses in the capital city)

• Discovering  Time out Market, and the Lx factory. There are lots of restaurants in these 2 places, you’ll find something to delight your taste buds for lunch.

• Observing Lisbon in a new light 👀, at the other side of the Tage and having lunch at Atira-te ao Rio or Ponto Final. To go there from Lisbon, take the ferry to Cacilhas at the station of Cais do Sodré.

• Getting lost in the historic neighborhoods and the small streets of Lisbon; Alfama, Mouraria, GracaBaixa & Chiado. 🌼

• Admiring the sunset & Lisbon by night at Miradouro da Senhora do Monte. 🌅Little tips: at miradouro there’s a hidden bar, the Secret Garden LX . This magical place belongs to an association, you’ll then have to pay a 5€ registration, valid for 1 year to be able to enjoy this place. You’re allowed to come with 1 person and the place is really worth a look. 👌🏻

Good places to eat in Lisbon

Paraguas Bar Tapas
Honest Greens
Lost In Lisbon

Don’t hesitate to visit the Instagram pages @lisbon_insiders & @eat.lisbon to have all the best addresses of the capital city 😋

Where to go out in Lisbon

Want to keep the party going? Here are our recommendations for going out at night in Lisbon.

2 rooftops in Lisbon:
– Eat & drink ➡️ Go a Lisboa
– Have a drink on the Park Rooftop   💃🍸

If you’re a party-goer, you can go out at: LuxFragil, Urban Beach Club, Kremlin

Places to visit around Lisbon

• Diving at Costa Caparica 🤿  and having breakfast at Kailua

• Visiting the colorful castles of Sintra 🏰 To go to Sintra, the easiest and the quickest route is to take the train at the station of Rossio headed for Sintra. Count on 40min ride. During the day, there’s a train every hour.

• Having a walk in Cascais and eating some ice cream at Santini 🍦To go to Cascais, take the train at the station Cais do Sodré headed for Cascais and get ready for 40 minutes on the train and get off at the last stop. By day, the train runs every 20min.

We hope this little overview of our best places in Lisbon may have helped you. And if your trip in Portugal doesn’t stop here, come to discover our beautiful region of Peniche / Baleal / Óbidos and say hello ☺️

See you soon,
Léa & Marco ✌🏻